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Blue Duck Tavern

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24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037 (24 & M Streets NW)
+1 202-419-6755
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Today
17:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Sun - Sat 06:30 - 10:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
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Rockville, MD
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110 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my second time to the restaurant the first since it earned a Michelin star. The food is off the hook. Halibut, duck and seafood stew. A plus. Loved our table set up, too. The service is...well...HORRIBLE! It took the bartender forever to take my pre-dinner drink order and she had an attitude when she did. Nonchalant, uncaring. Never... More 

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Caracas
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101 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The brunch burger was flawless. Full of flavor, texture and magic (in just having trouble describing how good this is). The croissant chocolate bread pudding was exquisite, and the Apple pie superb! And the best of all was the server, Gladis, that did such a great job that I will definitely come back

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Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the fourth time family have enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner at the Blue Duck Tavern. Food and service are awesome. We will go back again next year for sure.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There isn't much to be said about the Blue Duck Tavern that hasn't been said before. So, I'll mention a few trifle comments. The biggest is that my wife gets supremely annoyed when I order the same two items whenever we go to the Blue Duck. I normally order the Bone Marrow appetizer and the Apple Pie for ("two") dessert.... More 

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Key Biscayne, Florida
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is difficult to hold a conversation if you are close to the open kitchen because the sous chef yells each order. You know it is modern, cool....REALLY $300 tab for three persons excluding drinks and dessert. And the food is average. How can it be so highly rated??

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1,659 reviews
1,287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 894 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an excellent restaurant and one of DC's finest. Modern, comfortable atmosphere... fine service in a casual way, excellent chow. I felt it was very solid and satisfying but not at the very top tier of spots in the USA that you might find in NYC. That said, highly recommended while you're in DC. We loved our apps... sides... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place caught us by surprise! The food was 💯✅ on point! No complaints! A bit pricey but so worth it! Service a bit shaky not sure if it was a busy night or...? Anyways goo food trumped all that ! I want to go back for our anniversary! Would that be too cheesy?! Lol recommended dish .... crab cakes... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific dinner in BDT located in the Park Hyatt, DC. We enjoyed a front row table in front of the open kitchen--fun to watch. We had the duck--perfect. Short menu and short wine list tends to equal quality of ingredients and this was surely the case at BDT. Highest recommendation

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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to this restaurant. In the Park Hyatt, convenient valet parking. Very large, friendly dining area. Many different environments. The staff is friendly, attentive. Surprised that there was no amuse bouche! My wife had the bone marrow appetizer, which she found delicious. I had the sautéed mushrooms, usually a side. Well prepared and well seasoned. For main, I had... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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99 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many places to seat in the restaurant. Have a different entrance from the Park Hyatt Hotel. Great food. It has a great kitchen where you can observe the culinary art. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037
    (24 & M Streets NW)
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom Metro Station - Orange and Blue Lines Dupont Circle Metro Station - Red Line
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-419-6755
Description
Blue Duck Tavern, a contemporary neighborhood restaurant, invites its guests to gather and celebrate in good taste with a menu focusing on the freshest ingredients available from local purveyors and artisans. The menu notes every farm where the main ingredient for the dish was raised before its journey to the table. Dishes are genuine, time-honored and traditional -- slow roasting in wood embers, braising, preserving and smoking techniques bring the true flavors of America's great, simple and wholesome foods to the Blue Duck Tavern. The restaurant has an elegant residential feel through the open staff pantry and kitchen, wood-burning oven and the showpiece Molteni range.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?